Journal article

Community organisation-researcher partnerships: what concerns arise for community organisations and how can they be mitigated?

Bridget Pratt

Journal of Medical Ethics | BMJ PUBLISHING GROUP | Published : 2020


Universities and research funders' growing emphasis on community partnerships, engagement and outreach has seen a rise in collaborations between university researchers and staff of community organisations (COs) on research projects. What ethical issues and concerns are experienced as part of these collaborations has largely not been described, particularly from the perspective of COs As part of a recent, broader qualitative study, several concerns arising during health research collaborations between COs and university researchers were captured during thematic analysis. The concerns were described in semistructured interviews by four staff of three COs that work with marginalised groups (ie,..

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Awarded by Australian Research Council (ARC) Discovery Early Career Researcher Award

Funding Acknowledgements

This study was supported by an Australian Research Council (ARC) Discovery Early Career Researcher Award (Award No. DE170100414). The contents of this article are solely the responsibility of the author and do not reflect the views of the ARC.